December 9, 2017 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
Waiting Room

Union Depot’s 5th Annual Holiday Bake Sale will host the top Twin Cities bakeries for a day of cookie, candy and holiday shopping on Saturday, December 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. in the Waiting Room at Union Depot. Proceeds from ticket sales benefit Neighborhood House. (All tickets are non-refundable.)

Event activities include: baking and cooking demonstrations by top local chefs, Alexis Thompson from myTalk 107.1 – Minneapolis/St. Paul, craft demonstrations by Staci from KS95 – St. Paul / Minneapolis’s afternoon show, musical performances, food and drink pairing workshops, and more! Refreshments will also be available for purchase.

New this year will be a holiday cake walk sponsored by The Germanic American Institute. Every half hour, guests are invited to participate. Prizes include handmade old world German cakes and tortes.

Event Schedule:
10:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. – Curly Girlz Candy: Sugar free and gluten free recipes
10:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. – Panache: “Bold North” juice infusion
11:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. – Bread Art: Candy cane coffee cake
11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – The Buttered Tin: Sweet and buttery old-fashioned ice box cookies
12:00 p.m. to 12:30 p.m. – Host Alexis Thompson from myTalk 107.1 – Minneapolis/St. Paul: Baking Demonstration
12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. – Holiday sing-along with Kevin Holhstein
1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. – Groundswell: Ugly Sweater Cookies
2:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. – Interview with Neighborhood House
2:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. – Jamazing: Jamazing Holiday Entertaining Ideas
3:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. – Cookie Cart: Customize holiday cookies
3:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. – Host Staci Matthews from KS95 – St. Paul / Minneapolis: Baking Demonstration
4:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. – Black Dog Cafe: Buche de Noel
4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. – T-Rex Cookie: Making GIANT cookies


Bakeries (list will be updated as bakeries sign up): North MallowHeavenly TreatsPotter’s PastiesBread ArtCurly Girlz CandyNikkolette’s MacaronsCookie CartT-Rex Cookie Company, LLC,  Something Sweet by Maddie Lu, Sarah Jane’s BakerySt. George Greek Orthodox ChurchThe Buttered Tin, Ink SweetsGroundswell MidwayBlack Dog CafeGroveland ConfectionsALMA, MinneCookies, The Sweet Retreat, Mademoiselle MielGermanic American Institute, Antoinette’s Little Bakeshop, Amy’s classic Confections, Nothing Bundt Cakes (St. Paul)


Market Vendors: JamazingDouble Take SalsaPatti’s GranolaGrandma’s Gourmets, PanacheBlue Heron Soap CompanyWild Country Maple Products, Vom Fass

Getting to Union Depotparking and transit. Give your family plenty of time to walk from the parking areas to the Holiday Bake Sale in the Waiting Room.

Metro Transit Free Ride Pass

For a complete list of all of the holiday events taking place at Union Depot this year visit